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Retirement Party Gifts Portland OR

Local resource for retirement party gifts in Portland, OR. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to retirement party supplies, retirement party décor, retirement party planning, as well as information on retirement gifts, and content on retirement.

Uncommon Treasures Inc
(503) 234-4813
3526 Se Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
Gifts From Afar
(503) 281-1173
340 Sw Morrison St
Portland, OR
Lippman Company The
(503) 239-7007
50 Se Yamhill St
Portland, OR
Russ Gift Shop
(503) 224-3964
900 Sw 5th Ave
Portland, OR
Mister Pinata
(503) 236-8824
1510 E Burnside St
Portland, OR
Escential Lotions & Oils
(503) 236-7976
3638 Se Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
(503) 235-1257
3707 Se Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
Discovery Channel Store
(503) 222-0015
700 Sw 5th Ave
Portland, OR
Global Exchange
(503) 234-4049
3508 Se Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
Jackson & Adolph Flower Co
(503) 235-6666
1424 E Burnside St
Portland, OR

General Retirement Party Tips


Retirement can be a bitter-sweet experience for many, as one faces the prospect of leaving behind career for the unknown.  Alleviate the retiree anxiety with a party to highlight his or her achievements. 

Invite friends and coworkers, as well as family.  Let each member leave a video message or make a toast to the retiree.  Jokes and gag gifts may often lighten the mood, so a roast can often be more appropriate than a formal event.  Don't limit the speeches to jokes; however, as heartfelt expressions of appreciation are most memorable.

Keep in mind the retiree's preferences and personality when planning party activities.  Shy guests of honor may prefer a dinner party, while others enjoy the spotlight.  

Display examples of the person's accomplishments as decorations, such as photos, trophies, certificates, etc.  Consider putting together a phot slideshow or video message from coworkers or friends.  Purchase a guest book for guests to write down notes and good luck wishes.





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